In a Facebook post on Thursday, the Ste. Genevieve Health Department stated that negative, insulting, argumentative and “conspiracy theories” in the comments are getting out of hand and have become hurtful.
According to a recent report, the Hoxie School District has 103 new cases of COVID-19 within its district’s population. Superintendent Kelly Gillham says that number is concerning, but it can be misleading.
An investigation by the Arkansas Attorney’s General office into false Medicaid claims showed a culture of corruption within a healthcare company as state officials reached a nearly $6.5 million settlement in the case.
Craighead has the dual distinction of being one of three counties in the last three weeks with the highest number of cases, following Pulaski and Washington. The three counties combined represent 24.9% of all new cases in the state.
Tennessee ranks high among the states with the highest childhood obesity rates according to a report released Wednesday morning. Health experts are concerned about how the pandemic will affect rates nationwide.
Pulaski County Circuit Judge Wendell Griffen on Wednesday ruled that the directives issued by Republican Gov. Asa Hutchinson’s administration are within the governor’s authority under state law and legislative rules.